Account Supervisor

 

Company Overview

The Boston Group is a B2B brand agency serving global brands in technology, aerospace and defense, healthcare, and construction/safety.

At The Boston Group we pride ourselves in being a hard-working, quirky bunch. We foster an environment that allows employees to be themselves and speak their minds in a respectful way. We are pushed to be the best we can be, and constantly rewarded for our work with a fun, happy workplace and a caring and dedicated team.

Professionals, rock stars, eccentric—we’ve been called lots of things. Mostly, we’re a motley bunch of strategic thinkers and hard workers tirelessly devoted to helping our clients realize their vision and reach their goals. It’s that commitment that brought each of us here. And as an agency whose prime means of marketing is word of mouth, it’s that commitment that fuels our success.

 

Account Supervisor Overview

The Account Supervisor is the day-to-day lead on the successful execution of integrated marketing communications plans. This individual works closely with the Account Director to transform high-level client strategy to effective, high-quality deliverables in a proactive, cost-effective manner.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Account Director to develop and recommend integrated communications plan for each client, lead achievement of plan goals, monitor and report out on progress against goals. Establish a clear understanding of the overall communications plan and be able to share that with other members of the team
  • Understand and be conversant with the capabilities of all functions within The Boston Group, and understand how to leverage them to support client goals
  • Has or can quickly develop an understanding of the client’s business, and their category. Provide internal thought leadership on the business/category
  • Write clear, concise creative briefs that drive effective, high impact creative solutions. Communicate client feedback to internal team in an equally clear and concise manner
  • Participate in, direct and monitor creative production, media execution and evaluation and approvals.
  • Establish a thorough understanding of production process for print, digital, and broadcast creative, and of media planning and buying process.
  • Proactively seek feedback from all involved in the project in order to improve quality of the work delivered.
  • Stay fully apprised of client projects as they develop, keep an eye out for potential problems and avoiding surprises, keep rest of team apprised of progress and challenges
  • Supervise the Account Executive in the development of project budgets and timetables, managing staffing and hours to achieve client profitability
  • Contribute to regular account reviews designed to share best practices and foster a culture of learning and continuous improvement
  • Master all agency processes/systems, including status reports, billing, conference reports and creative briefs
  • Stay abreast of billing and proactively address scope creep/potential overages

Qualifications & Skills Requirements

  • BA or BS degree
  • 5-7 years Advertising or marketing experience preferred
  • Ability to build and nurture strong, working relationships with internal and client team members
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills – you’re proactive, articulate, poised and convincing
  • Coordination of large multi-disciplinary teams effectively and respectfully
  • Negotiation skills in tough situations with internal and external groups
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong organization skills and fanatical attention to detail
  • High-energy and can maintain a positive attitude in the face of a rapid-paced, deadline-driven agency environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong work ethic and intellectual curiosity who loves solving problems and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Eligible to work in the United States

 

Please send resumes to careers@bostongroup.com